Hipcamp host Marlee D.,
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Orca Cove is a campsite fit for one large tent, a van, short trailer. It's across the access road from Bighorn Butte and a short walk to the portable restroom. 

Dean's Campground is located at the very top of the logging road off Auburn-Black Diamond, past sheds, residences, equipment, and back in to the trees.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Park at listing
No wheelchair access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
No pets
Bins available
No potable water
No kitchen
No showers
No picnic table
No wifi
Laundry absent
Camping vehicle details
No electrical hookup
No water hookup
No sewage hookup
No TV hookup
Generators not allowed
Pull-in site
Max length 20ft
Accommodates slideouts
Surface type: loose gravel
Surface levelness: flat
Have a question? Send Marlee a message!
  • Check in: After 3PM
  • Check out: Before 11AM
  • Cancellation policy: Super Flexible
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 12 months out
  • Response time: Within an hour
  • Response rate: 100%


Offered on the Host's property or nearby.


Saltwater State Park is 15.3 miles west. Dash Point State Park is 14.5 miles west.


Porter Levee Natural Area is 1.4 miles away, a popular attraction for fishing, swimming, floating the Green River. Soos Creek F...Read more


Porter Levee Natural Area is 1.4 miles away, a popular attraction for fishing, swimming, floating the Green River. Soos Creek F...Read more


Porter Levee Natural Area is 1.4 miles away, a popular attraction for fishing, swimming, floating the Green River. Soos Creek F...Read more

Wildlife watching

Resident bears, birds, bobcats, coyotes, rabbits, reptiles, an orange fluffy cat named Lord Voldemort.


Natural features you'll find at Orca Cove in Washington.


Remnants of old growth forest remain.

River, stream, or creek

Natural springs can be found by bushwhacking on the property.


Soos Creek runs along the northern property line and under the driveway.


Pictured driveway access for vehicles NOT hauling trailers. Message me if you are hauling and I will provide access instructions.


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Hipcamper Jacob
Jacob M.
recommends this listing.
October 14th, 2021

Not too noisey. Be careful going up and down the driveway at night though. Loved it

Hipcamper Michael
Michael G.
recommends this listing.
October 10th, 2021

My wife and I enjoyed our stay there. It was clean, quiet, and beautiful. We will be back for another stay.

Hipcamper Adrian
Adrian V.
recommends this listing.
October 5th, 2021

I loved staying here! Super quiet, and I hardly noticed there was another group of people in the spot next to me. Also had the cleanest port-a-potty I’ve ever seen. Would definitely come back and recommend to people.

Hipcamper Jesse

Cozy little spot

Jesse F.
recommends this listing.
October 4th, 2021

Verification process was quick. My family decided to find a spot to sleep instead of driving more. We found Deans campground and within an hour we were verified. The camp sites and nice and peaceful. There's kids toys and tables and chairs for adults. I would definitely recommend this site to amyone.

Hipcamper Jessica
Jessica J.
recommends this listing.
September 19th, 2021

This place is simple and adorable!!!
Marlee is a wonderful host. She pays attention to the details, to make things as cozy as she can.

Hipcamper Tamra
Tamra B.
recommends this listing.
September 13th, 2021

Lovely set up and very clean!

Hipcamper Raphaela
Raphaela C.
recommends this listing.
September 12th, 2021

Really good location, the place for put the temp is good, have a good bathroom. I like a lot stay there

Hipcamper Gisela Patricia

Relax, beautiful and the best camp

Gisela Patricia E.
recommends this listing.
September 10th, 2021

Nice camp, the best quiet and relaxing place a few minutes from the city Auburn, i'm so happy to found this beautiful place.

Hipcamper riley
Riley H.
recommends this listing.
August 30th, 2021

Nice hilltop campsite. Good location 30 min from tacoma. Look forward to coming back

Dean’s Campground
United States
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